Oct 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
pecoming so pprvasive that it prompted the fbi to put out a warning.the bureeu says it's getttng dozens of complaints each day."it's onn of the more ddstructive pieces of malware because they'll encrypt thhse files and if yoo don't pay they can just delete them." brrce nell of the computer security ffrm macafee says the methods hht it's virtually ed - impossible to reccver yyur data.itts believed most are operatinn overseas, so trackkig ttee down has become futile as well.one reason some fall for the scam is the from the government ccusing users of things like child pprnography."it frightees people and kind of preys on amount of grief this will cause us would have been welll wasn't the approach ww took." the ansoo--- nor did he get hissdata back even affer taaing his computer to some of the best experts in the pndustry."after 10 dayy of diligence, they regret to the data." coming up... a spirited debate featuuing governor o'malley. o'mallee.the rguments he made... over who's to blame &pfor the state of the economy.